Sunday, October 10, 2010

Houses, in my words

hudas : houses

The Illunse word for houses (nominative plural) is hudas. Hudas is an uncommon last name. In Tagalog hudas (from Judas) means to double-cross. Hudas is the name of a city in India.

Houses (and house) in Latin is domus. Houses (and house) in Old English is hús.

House (singular) in Illunse is hud, which is a mix of Latin and Old English words. In a town there are houses (plural).

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